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Tue, Oct 9, 2018 3:55 PM

Is this a legitimate email from AT&T Yahoo Mail, or is it a scam or hoax?

I received this Message in my inbox: 

We are asking all users to upgrade to our newer version service, due to fixing some errors and security info malfunctioning.Starting from 18/09/2018 you will no longer have access to sign-in into your Yahoo account if no action is taken.
UPGRADE TO NEW VERSION
To confirm if your account is already upgraded before please, click here. And fill
Nοte: We the Administrator will be notify if you ignore this new version upgrade ,and we will be forced to de-activate your account.
Sincerely,
Account Service Support.©2018
THIS MESSAGE ABOVE WAS SENT TO ME FROM THIS EMAIL ADDRESS: wlwangsf@sbcglobal.net
 IS IT A LEGITIMATE MESSAGE?
Thank you,
Carol

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_xyzzy_

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a year ago

Definitely phishing.  Those links are to yahooupgrade.pekku.com which obviously isn't att nor yahoo.com.  Also notice how they notate the date with the day before the month which is not US style.  Trash it.

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a year ago

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i got one that's looks more legit than others but don't think it is, it;s below;

AT&T <[email scrubbed]>

Wed, Mar 4 at 8:38 AM

AT&T Yahoo

Dear user,

We are closing all old Version of Your email as from today Wednesday March (03/04/2020). Tap below and sign-in to get a more organized mailbox to avoid being De-activated.

UPGRADE NOW TO THE NEWEST VERSION

Thank You.

AT&T----Security Team

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